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FIX: "Multiple-step OLE DB operation generated errors" error when you insert DATETIME type data to a SMALLDATETIME type column in SQL Server 2008 R2
Article ID: 2699687 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario:
OLE DB provider "SQLNCLI10" for linked server "LinkServerName " returned message "Multiple-step OLE DB operation generated errors. Check each OLE DB status value, if available. No work was done.".
Msg 7344, Level 16, State 1, Line 1The OLE DB provider "SQLNCLI10" for linked server "LinkServerName" could not INSERT INTO table "TableName" because of column "ColumnName". Conversion failed because the data value overflowed the data type used by the provider.
This issue occurs because of a data type mapping problem in SQL Server.
Cumulative update information
SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 3. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2754552Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2754552 / )Cumulative update package 3 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2730301 / )The SQL Server 2008 R2 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 was released
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
To work around the issue, use one of the following methods:
Article ID: 2699687 - Last Review: October 15, 2012 - Revision: 2.0